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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of congest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Crowded together.
- adj. Containing an unnatural accumulation of blood; hyperæmic; -- said of any part of the body.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Crowded; thronged; affected by excessive accumulation.
- In medicine, containing an unnatural accumulation of blood; affected with congestion: as, a congested liver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. overfull as with blood
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The following letter recommends we consider driving restrictions similar to those in congested cities in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Oh BTW Rather than a negative tool to reduce congestion how about a positive tool: Perhaps scooter lanes would encourage people to leave the car home and ride scooters in congested areas.
Not surprising, I thought, considering the centuries of pollution in congested European cities.
U.S. Frank Wolf and Fairfax Supervisor Pat Herrity, among others, criticized Kaine this morning on a conference call for not using the money for much-needed existing projects in congested Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads.
Analysts on Wednesday called the auction proposal incremental and said it would not provide immediate relief to users struggling to keep their smartphones from grinding to a halt in congested metropolitan areas such as New York.
In announcing the results of a 150-page audit by the Richmond accounting firm of Cherry, Bekaert and Holland, McDonnell bemoaned that the money was sitting around while average Virginians were sitting around in congested traffic.
Its innovative use of computerized delivery systems has enabled it to achieve enviable levels of operating efficiency, while meeting demanding delivery deadlines, even in congested urban areas such as Mexico City.
(Parking is VERY difficult to find in congested downtowns) being threatened with contempt because i had forgotten (Yes, yes i KNOW i have no one to blame but myself) my spare magazine in my back pocket.
Local chinos stick with the smaller, less ostentatious cafes in congested Chinesca.
The one-child policy is only enforced in congested urban areas.